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GM River Days features food, music and family fun

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GM River Days promoter Jon Witz GM River Days promoter Jon Witz
DETROIT (WJBK) -

The GM River Days festival is happening this weekend along the riverfront in Detroit.

"It takes up three quarters of a mile down the river and fun for the family, great food, too," said promoter Jon Witz.

The Guess Who, The O'Jays and George Clinton will be performing. Other activities include Coast Guard ship and river boat tours, jet ski exhibitions and a display of sand sculptures.

There is also an 18 ride carnival, which Witz said includes "Ferris wheels, swings in the sky, really high energy drop towers, stuff for the kiddies."

For more information on GM River Days, visit www.riverdays.com.

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